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DSU’s Business Resource Center Helps Entrepreneurs Launch Towards Success

You might have heard that St. George is currently the 5th fastest growing metro area across the whole United States, but did you also know a 2020 report by WalletHub ranked the city of St. George number one in the nation for the best small cities to start a business? If you have an awesome […]

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Candy-Bomber; Gail Halvorsen Makes 4th of July Candy Drop

100-year-old veteran; Gail S. Halvorsen, known as the Berlin Candy Bomber 100-year-old veteran, Gail S. Halvorsen, also respectfully known as the “Berlin Candy Bomber”, flew over the Greater Zion Stadium Saturday evening during the pre-show of the Russell Dickerson concert to make yet again, another historic candy drop. Following World War II, the division of […]

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DSU Rodeo Rider Sebastian Hotalen takes on College National Finals Rodeo

How many freshman have experienced their first day of college with fresh staples to the head, after getting hit by a bucking bronc? For Sebastian Hotalen, not even a blow to the head would discourage him from tipping the barrel in his rodeo career. “I like the adrenaline rush, and the environment of rodeo. It’s […]

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DSU Students Featured in Red Rock ScreenDance Film Festival

The Red Rock ScreenDance Film Festival is an international event filled with dance-film platforms in conjunction with the Red Rock Dance Festival, held in St. George, Utah. This has been the first year the film festival was introduced, while the Red Rock Dance Festival completed its 13th year. With submissions accepted from all over, three […]

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Recent DSU Graduate Receives $70,000 Scholarship for Graduate School

As a recent graduate from Dixie State University, Connor Lee has been awarded a $70,000 scholarship as part of a graduate program at Longy School of Music, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he will pursue his master’s degree in vocal studies. With his musical talents budding at an early age, Connor has continued taking advantage […]

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DSU Professor spreads a message of love during Pride month with new book, ‘Out, Not In!’

“No sides, JUST LOVE.” This is the message DSU professor Josh Pedersen wants people to feel as they experience his new book, Out, Not In! Aimed at helping increase understanding for LGBTQ individuals struggling through the coming out process, Pedersen created the book to spread the message of love and acceptance to all who need […]

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Dixie State University honors veteran with Army Commendation Medal Ceremony

This morning, President Richard Williams and Steven Roberts; Director of Veteran and Military Services observed with admiration as Congressman Chris Stewart presented the Army Commendation Medal to honor veteran, David M. Brown on Dixie’s campus. With continued Memorial Day gratitude, Brown was nobly respected in highest regards for his bravery, teamwork, and sense of duty […]

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DSU to have more candidates than any other school in the state for Miss Utah Scholarship Competition

Did you know that this year, we have more candidates representing Dixie State than any other school in the state of Utah -Woohoo! From June 10th-12th, our 9 talented Trailblazers will be strutting across the stage at the Covey Center for the Arts in Provo, for the title of Miss Utah. The beauty queen to […]

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DSU students receive scholarships from Utah’s recreation association

Three students from the Recreation and Sport Management (RSM) program were recently awarded the Susan S. Christiansen Endowed Scholarship from the Utah Recreation and Park Association (URPA). Jordyn Hymas, Courtney Kelshaw, and Heather Lacey each received a scholarship ranging from $500 to $1,000. The awardees received a certificate and check while being honored during the […]

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Students crowned 2021 Mr. & Ms. DSU International

Many college students will experience homesickness at some point during their college journey. On average, the median distance a college student will travel is within a 94-mile circumference; however, for most international students, the distance may literally be multiple countries away. Around the globe, international students have been drawn to the United States seeking quality […]

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